Weight-Loss Tips


All the weight-loss tips and tricks we've got, from expert diet strategies, to lessons from the French. (Seriously, how do they stay so skinny while drinking wine and eating so much cheese? Answers below!) Plus weight-loss questions and answers from FITNESS readers.

Diet Tips from a Party Chick

Mix, mingle, and shed pounds. Take a few pointers from FITNESS Beauty Director Eleanor Langston, who learned to slim down without sacrificing her social life. Here’s a toast to that!

Is Your Diet Making You Mad?

Hell hath no fury like a woman on a diet. Research has found that cutting calories can wreak havoc on your mood. Here’s how to get lean without turning mean.

Outsmart These 5 Diet Downfalls

Candy, carbs, nighttime noshing — whatever your guilty pleasure, our no-fail strategies will finally fast-track your weight loss.

Rev It Up: How to Reboot Your Metabolism

The latest science on metabolism will help you transform your personal calorie-burning engine from slowpoke to speed racer.

Make Over Your Inner Eating Monologue

It’s been a bad day, so you tell yourself you’ll just have one piece of candy. The next thing you know you’re hiding the bag in the bottom of your drawer to get rid of the evidence.

Fat-Proof Your Holidays

From holiday shopping stress to walking away from the buffet, we’ve got all the tips and tricks you need to know to make it through the season with your sanity and waistline intact.

Light Bites: 9 Holiday Party Recipes

Celebrate the season with party food that’s creamy, cheesy, chocolaty and surprisingly healthy. Consider this menu our gift to you.

Biggest Loser's Olivia Ward's Tips for a Fit Marriage

Losing 242 pounds has made Ben and Olivia’s marriage stronger — and spicier — than ever. Here are secrets from The Biggest Loser’s marriage makeover.

Happily Ever Fatter? How to Avoid Post-Wedding Weight Gain

Women tend to gain weight during their marriage. Here’s what to do to have a fit and healthy marriage and lose the post-wedding weight.

How to Win at Losing: Weight-Loss Tips from Biggest Loser: Couples Olivia Ward and Hannah Curlee

For Biggest Loser: Couples winner Olivia Ward and her sister-teammate, Hannah Curlee, the real secret to shedding a combined 249 pounds — and keeping the weight off — wasn’t a strict diet

Burn Off That BBQ!

You’ve waited all winter for that grilled burger and corn on the cob. No worries. These simple moves will let you eat your BBQ and enjoy it too.

How to Banish Belly Bloat

When you feel as though you might literally bust a gut, follow these simple, speedy strategies for beating the bulge.

The 10 Commandments of Dieting, Debunked

We put 10 diet rules to the test and get the facts about them from the experts.

How to Avoid Life's Big Fat Traps

Where you live, how late you work, and even the way you play could be adding to your weight. Take control of your scale, and your life, with these slimming strategies.

Burn Off Those Peeps

Enjoy your Easter splurges, guilt-free, with these smart moves to burn off the calories.

Burn Off Those Valentine Treats

Enjoy your heart-day splurges, guilt-free, with these smart moves to burn off the calories.

The Resolution Solution: 7 Goals You Can Meet This Year

Our New Year’s peeve? Weight-loss and fitness pledges so hard-core that even Jillian Michaels couldn’t keep them. This year, try these surprisingly simple, healthy changes and reap megaresults.

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